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English definition of “establishment”

establishment

noun [C] (POWERFUL PEOPLE)   /ɪˈstæb·lɪʃ·mənt/
the people who have most of the power within government or society or in a particular business or activity : the diplomatic / educational / literary establishment An establishment is a particular place of business : Visitors come to shop in the fashionable new establishments downtown .
(Definition of establishment noun (POWERFUL PEOPLE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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